Freelancers’ contribution to the UK economy soared to £119 billion in 2016, an increase from £109 billion in 2015, according to new research published by IPSE, the Association of Independent Professionals and the Self Employed.
Better known for its iconic pier and pebbled shore, Brighton played host to a cohort of international experts on self-employment late last year where they defined the future of self-employment at the annual Global Workshop on Freelancing & Self-Employment Research.
The Journal of Management & Organization (JMO) has released its new special issue, ‘Self-employed professionals, freelancers and contractors,’ and is offering free access to the articles until the end of February.
The firth International Conference on Innovation Management, Entrepreneurship and Sustainability, which will take place on May 25 - 26, 2017 at the University of Economics in Prague, is currently seeking papers.
Over two days in November 2016, top global scholars and industry experts met at Brighton Business School to define the future of self-employment research as part of the annual Global Workshop on Freelancing & Self-Employment Research.
The Centre for Research on Self-Employment (CRSE) with IPSE is pleased to announce the programme for the fourth annual Global Workshop on Freelancing & Self-Employment Research, taking place 24-25th November at Brighton Business School.
The CRSE is the leading international think tank working to improve the understanding of the self-employment sector and its impact on the economy. In collaboration with a global network of academics at the forefront of self-employment studies, the CRSE conducts and promotes leading edge multidisciplinary research. The aim of the CRSE is to better inform public policy and add value to practitioners.
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